Research Day

Mark Drangsholt

Dr. Mark Drangsholt

Professor and Chair, Oral Medicine

Anna Forsyth

Anna Forsyth

Clinical Assistant Professor
Pediatric Dentistry

I-Chung (Johnny) Wang

Dr. Johnny Wang

Clinical Associate Professor, Periodontics

Stuart Taylor

Dr. Stuart Taylor

Acting Assistant Professor, Oral Medicine

David Dean

Dr. David Dean

Director, Oral Medicine Service, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Linda LeResche

Dr. Linda LeResche

Professor Emeritus, Oral Medicine

Amy Kim

Dr. Amy Kim

Clinical Associate Professor
Pediatric Dentistry

Theresa Cheng Borin

Theresa Cheng Borin

Clinical Assistant Professor, Periodontics

Peggy Lee

Peggy Lee

Director, Oral Maxillofacial Radiology Residency Program

Amy Kim

Amy Kim

Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatric Dentistry

Amy Kim

Dr. Amy Kim

Clinical Associate Professor, Pediatric Dentistry

Donald R. Joondeph

Don Joondeph

Associate Professor Emeritus, Orthodontics

Natasha M. Flake

Dr. Natasha Flake

Associate Professor, Endodontics

Research Interests
Mechanisms of nociception, pain, and analgesia.

Travis Nelson

Dr. Travis Nelson

Acting Chair
Pediatric Dentistry

Van Ramos , Jr

Dr. Van Ramos, Jr.

Director, Graduate Prosthodontics

Sara Gordon

Sara Gordon

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Andrea Burke

Dr, Andrea Burke

Acting Assistant Professor

Diane M. Daubert

Diane Daubert

Clinical Associate Professor, Periodontics

Earl Sommers

Earl Sommers

Clinical Associate Professor, Oral Medicine

Karen Manookin

Karen Manookin

Clinical Assistant Professor, Oral Medicine

Curtis Ssu-Kuang Chen

Curtis Chen

Professor, Oral Radiology

Ashland Doomes

Ashland Doomes

Acting Assistant Professor, Oral Medicine

Roozbeh Khosravi

Rooz Khosravi

Clinical Assistant Professor, Orthodontics

Research Interests
Dr. Khosravi’s primary research interests are three dimensional image processing and morphometrics.

Zheng Xu

Zheng Xu

Clinical Assistant Professor
Pediatric Dentistry

Gurveena Parhar

Gurveena Parhar

Affiliate Faculty
Pediatric Dentistry

Timothy DeRouen

Timothy DeRouen

Professor Emeritus, Oral Health Sciences

Derrick Wang

Derrick Wang

Clinical Assistant Professor, Endodontics

O. Ross Beirne

O. Ross Beirne

Professor

Research Interests
Maxillary sinus augmentation. Anesthesia- protocol for outpatient oral and maxillofacial surgery. Evidenced-based clinical decision making

Simon Lin

Simon Lin

Clinical Assistant Professor
Pediatric Dentistry

Ana Lucia Seminario

Ana Lucia Seminario

Associate Professor
Pediatric Dentistry

Penelope Leggott

Penelope Leggott

Pediatric Dentistry

Karen Yee-Lo

Karen Yee-Lo

Affiliate Instructor
Pediatric Dentistry

Mariella Garcia

Mariella Garcia

Clinical Assistant Professor
Pediatric Dentistry

Joel Berg

Joel Berg

Professor
Pediatric Dentistry

Daniel H. Cook

Daniel H. Cook

Clinical Professor
Pediatric Dentistry

James A. Howard

James A. Howard

Affiliate Associate Professor
Pediatric Dentistry

Chris Chen

Chris Chen

Clinical Professor, Pediatric Dentistry

Shadi Araghi

Shadi Araghi

Affiliate Assistant Professor
Pediatric Dentistry

Special needs children
Behavior management
Early Interceptive Orthodontics
Early caries prevention

Peter A. Shapiro

Peter A. Shapiro

Clinical Professor Emeritus, Orthodontics

Burcu Bayirli

Burcu Bayirli

Clinical Associate Professor, Orthodontics

Research Interests
Access to orthodontic care for underserved populations and orthodontic treatment outcomes.

John Townsend

John Townsend

Lecturer Emeritus, Restorative Dentistry

Research Interests
Biocompatibility of dental materials and the longitudinal clinical evaluation of bonded prostheses.

Andrew G. Tolas

Andrew G. Tolas

Clinical Associate Professor, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Research Interests
Treatment of mandibular fractures. Neurohumoral induced cardiac dysrhythmias during nitrous oxide anesthesia. Spontaneous pneumothorax following ambulatory dental anesthesia. Reconstruction of mandibular continuity with recombinant Human Bone Morphogenic Protein 2.

Sandra Bordin

Sandra Bordin

Research Professor Emeritus, Periodontics

Jeffrey E. Rubenstein

Jeffrey E. Rubenstein

Professor, Restorative Dentistry, Division of Prosthodontics

Research Interests
Oro-facial rehabilitation of the patient with anatomical compromise in the region of the head and neck.

Alireza Sadr

Alireza Sadr

Clinical Associate Professor, Restorative Dentistry

Research Interests
Dr. Sadr’s scholarly work is focused on research and development of new restorative dental materials, mainly resin composites and adhesives.

Katherine Rafferty

Katherine Rafferty

Senior Lecturer, Orthodontics

Pollene Speed McIntyre

Pollene Speed McIntyre

Clinical Assistant Professor, Restorative Dentistry

Research Interests
Preventive dentistry, pediatric and community dentistry, geriatric dentistry, and access to care issues.

Sandra L. Phillips

Sandra L. Phillips

Associate Teaching Professor, Restorative Dentistry

Xavier Lepe

Xavier Lepe

Associate Professor, Restorative Dentistry

Research Interests
Main research focus on impression materials. Also conducted clinical and laboratory studies on various other dental materials including: resin bonding agents, cements, gypsum stone products and post & core systems.

Andy Marashi

Andy Marashi

Clinical Assistant Professor, Restorative Dentistry